[Milton-L] Latin inquiries [x-list with Ficino-L]
Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Sat May 20 13:24:42 EDT 2006
Thanks so much, Josh. Andrew Zurcher also pointed out the transposition in #2.
(I confessed to being abashed. Perhaps I'll get a refresher on how to search
Quoting Josh Scodel <jscodel at uchicago.edu>:
> The first is a loose quotation of Ovid's Ex Ponto I.3.35-6 "nescioqua
> natale solum dulcedine cunctos / ducit et inmemores non sinit esse
> The second is the second sentence of City of God 19.15 [the numbers
> got transposed by you or Hume)
> Josh Scodel
> >I'm working on notes for Paradise Lost, books 11-12, and have come
> >across a few
> >items I can't trace. I'll appreciate any help.
> >1. For 11.270 ("native Soile"). Newton cites a Latin tag, Nescio qua
> >solum dulcedine tangit/ Humanos animos, but without attribution. I haven't
> >been able to find it in any of my databases. (If it is in Perseus, I am
> >searching properly--sorry!) Newton, of course, may be citing it incorrectly
> >from memory.
> >2. For 11.71 ("human left from human free"). Hume cites Augustines
> >City of God 15.19 as saying, Rationalem factum ad imaginem suam, noluit
> >nisi irrationalibus dominari, non hominem homini, sed hominem pecori.
> >But there isn't such a statement at that place, nor can I find the lines in
> >Patrologia Latina.
> >With apologies, for cross-listing, thanks.
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